Tsum Valley Trek (20 Days) Book Now

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Tsum valley trek is located at the majestic backdrop of the Mt. Ganesh, Mt Sringi and  Buddha mountains ranges of the Northern Gorkha is the hidden “Tsum valley”. Traveling in Tsum valley trek is best opportunities, which allows as access to the Shangrila land of the Nepal. As well as, it will be the great chance to observe local unique culture and festival of this region’s i.e. Lhoshar, Dhacyhang and Saka Dawa etc. Local people of the Tsum valley still practice polyandry so that it could be the destination to practiced meditation where Buddhist Saint Milarepa who had practiced meditation in the cave and attained an enlightenment. 

This trekking route passes through an archaic Chorten and Mani walls, which were constructed to conserve the village by the evil spirit. Tusm Valley was opened as trekking route since 2007 so that it is completely new opened trekking route for the travelers. It is categorized as the least crowded trekking spot. Himalayan Nepal trek organize the 20 days packages of this trek. All the needed arrangement during the trek like permit etc will be done by the Himalayan Nepal Trekking agency. Our treks begin through the Arughat and its ends at Besishahar. 


20 Days Outline Itinerary for Tsum Valley Trek
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu TIA (1310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff Transfer to hotel on BB plan
Day 02:  Kathmandu Sightseeing Patan, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath stay at hotel on BB plan
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (535m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 04: Trek to Liding (860m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 05:  Liding to Jagat (1410m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 06:  Jagat to Lokpa (2040m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 07:  Lokpa to Chumling (2363m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 08: Chumling to Chhekampar (3010m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 09:  Chhekampar to Nile (3365m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 10: Nile to Mu Gompa (3700m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 11: Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3240m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 12:  Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2440m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 13:  Dumje to Lung dang Gumpa (3200m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 14:  Lung dang Gompa to Ripchet (2468m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 15: Ripchet to Dovan (1070m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 16: Dovan to Soti Khola (720m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 17: Soti Khola to Arughat (535m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 18: Drive from Arughat to Kathmandu stay at hotel on BB plan
Day 19: Free Day at Kathmandu, evening Farewell dinner together in  typical Nepali Restaurant then stay at hotel on BB plan
 
Day 20:  Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination

TRIP HIGHLITS:
 
BEST SEASON:
Though there is no particular season as all the season are favorable for trekking to Nepal. We would suggest during atom season it would be best to travel between end of September to end of November and during spring beginning of January to April last week. Beside himalayan Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
 
LODGING:
Accommodation is most in hospitality industry; especially during trek, accommodation plays an vital role to make the trip flexible. We Himalayan Nepal Trek being part of Hospitality industry we regard our guest as a part of Family and provide them with comfort. Therefore, we provide star level hotel in Katmandu. We respect the choice of our guest and provide service, which facilitates them. During trek though we cannot find star level hotels our guest will have beautiful lodges with twin sharing bed and also can find attach WC(bathroom) but then lodges will charge extra for it. Lodges will have wooden parketing system for making ambience warm. Overall accommodation to Everest Region trek is comfortable.
 
FOODING:
There is quotation “one cannot think well, sleep well, if one has not dined well” that is why Himalayan Nepal Focus on providing guest with best quality food. In kathmandu there can be found verities of food as there are many Chinese and continental restaurants.Beside in Thamail and Durbarmarg guest can enjoy food like Korean cuisine, Thai, Japanese, and Italian and last but not the least Nepali Dal Bhat and it goes same during trek too.
 
OUR CREW:
We have more then 150 staffs working together to bound our company we work together to achieve our goal. We have experienced trekking, peak climbing, expedition guides and hardworking porters, assistant guides, cook who works hard for the success of our guest’s destination.
 
EQUIPMENTS:
Equipment plays vital role during trek. Without equipment, a successful trek cannot be imagined so we request our guest to carry only need able equipments, which will be carried by our potential porters. Equipments include down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, light sleeping bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc. we provide our staff with their need able equipments for more information visit http://www.himalayannepaltrek.com/trekking-equipments.html
 
SAFTEY AND SECURITY:

Prevention is better than cure this is most famous quotation and Himalayan Nepal Trek follows it with all heart. Guest is our responsibility and we work hard to fulfill our responsibility.we take first aid kit, oxygen bag and we make emergency rescue helicopter ready in case of an emmergency.we focus on acclimatization days so that we can prevent our guest from altitude sickness. We also provide Gamow bag and satellite phone in case of Need.
 
ECO FRIENDLY:
Environment is where we live we care about the place we stay then why not to the place we trek. Himalayan Nepal Trek focused on keeping environment clean we practice the quotation just leave your foot prints behind. We also take part in KEP Kathmandu Environmental Education and suggest our guest to protect our environment and stop global warming.
 
HELPING HAND:
Helping Hands are holier then praying lips. Profit orientation is not only our priority we do help the children from different places in Nepal through our profit because education leads to enlightens we help orphans and differently able people to meet their need.We are engaged in volunteering which can be also helpful to people in rural area.
 
NOTE:
Days in itinerary are always flexible. The service we provide will be according to guest desire so guest has any query can question us without hesitation. Trekking in Himalayas are always challenging there might be unexpected health problem or natural challenges In such case guest are requested to co-operate their guides.
  
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to Hotel (B.B.)
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel. 

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Early in the morning, you will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining in a snake bed at the middle of lake in Budhanilkantha.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (535m)
6-7 hrs of drive will take us to Arughat. The road continues through Prithvi Highway for the first part before splitting from the Highway for Arughat. The pleasant Bazaar exists at the foothill of Manaslu. Along with being the largest settlement in Manaslu valley, Arughat is also the major junction for connecting it with different corners of Nepal. We will head north and prepare our camp at the bank of Budhi Gandaki River.

Day 04: Trek to Liding (860m)
We need to follow Budhigandaki River for most part of our trek. The route passes through several small villages, hills and forests of Sal, pine and oak. About 6hrs of walk will take us to Liding Village that exists on the edge of Budhigandaki River. Stay overnight at Liding.

Day 05: Liding to Jagat (1410m)
Cross the forest and choose the meandering trail through dispersed tea houses and cascading waterfalls to the meadow. Moving further through the meadow, we will reach Lapu Besi. Brief walk from Lapu Besi along the steep narrow trail will take us to Machha Khola. Moving on, we will pass through settlements at Khorlabeshi and Machha Khola to reach Tatopani which is a natural hot spring. Crossing the forest, we will reach Doban. Crossing the bridge at Lauri, we will reach Jagat.

Day 06: Jagat to Lokpa (2040m)
Leaving Jagat early in the morning, we will choose the ascending trail to arrive at the top of ridge that endows gratifying views of Manaslu Mountain and surrounding. Crossong the suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki River, we will reach Philim. The scenic village of Philim is inhabited by the Gurungs. Moving further, we will pass through Ekle Bhatti to Lokpa where we will stay overnight. Lokpa is the first village of Tsum Valley.

Day 07: Lokpa to Chumling (2363m)
Follow the climbing route to Chumling. Located at the south face of the Shingri Himal, Chumling is the quaint village that is home to Tibetan Gompas. It is going to be a bit difficult day for trek as we need to follow the ascending trail for most of the part. Stay overnight at Chumling.

Day 08: Chumling to Chhekampar (3010m)
Leaving Chumling, we will begin yet another difficult day of trek. Chhekampar which is also known as Chhokangparo is located on the top of hill. Chhekampar comprises two unique settlements of Chhokang and Paro. The vantage point offers close-up view of Ganesh Himal Range. Besides, Chhokangparo is known for its practice of Polyandry culture. 

Day 09: Chhekampar to Nile (3365m)
After visiting the nearby Tibetan Gompa, we will leave Chhekampar and continue our journey through forest of pine woods to Nile. Existing in the edge of Shiar River, this is the last northern settlement of Upper Tsum Valley. We will stay overnight at Nile.    

Day 10: Nile to Mu Gompa (3700m)
Leaving Nile, we will go through series of ups and downs to Mu Gompa. Mu Gompa is one of the oldest existing monasteries in Tsum Valley region. Due to its remote access, no human settlement is found in area around Mu Gompa. This Gompa exists at the highest and farthest point in Tsum valley. Yaks carrying goods to and from Tibet can be seen on the way.

Day 11: Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3240m)
Since Mu Gompa is as far as we will reach, we will begin our return journey on 11th day. It is going to be the easy day as we need to follow the descending path. We can get view of Punchen Himal throughout the day. We will stay overnight at Rachen Gompa.  

Day 12: Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2440m)
Visiting Rachen Gompa early in the norning, we will observe worshipping and get blessing from Rinpoche. Following the descending trail through narrow steep path, we will reach Dumje which is clustered with few local teahouses. Stay overnight at Dumje.

Day 13: Dumje to Lung dang Gumpa (3200m)
After having quick breakfast, we will leave Dumje and choose the descending trail that enthralls us with scenic views of Manaslu Mountain and Ganesh Mountain. Moving through few dispersed settlements, we will arrive at Lungdang Gompa. Lungdang Gompa is a Buddhist nunnery where males are not allowed an entrance. Area around Lung Dang Gompa offers best sunrise view over Ganesh Himal range. Stay overnight in a camp nearby Lung Dang Gumpa.

Day 14: Lung dang Gompa to Ripchet (2468m)
Leaving Lung Dang Gompa, we will follow the descending trail through the path decorated with prayer flags. We can get view of looming Ganesh Mountain in the backdrop. 4hrs of walk will take us to Rainjam from where we will follow the trail going through series of ups and downs to the large village of Ripchet. Homestay is available in Ripchet.  

Day 15: Ripchet to Dovan (1070m)
Lowering down from Ripchet, we will take the descending trek through pine forest that is rich in wildlife. The trek offers better opportunity of bird watching and wildlife viewing where musk deer, rhesus monkeys and langurs are among the most commonly seen mammlas. Descending to the river, we will reach Dovan where we will stay overnight.

Day 16: Dovan to Soti Khola (720m)
Leaving Dovan, we will pass through pretty dispersed settlements to Soti Khola through the village of Khorlabesi. The trail splits at Khorlabesi one of which will take us back to Arughat while the other one takes us to Gorkha. Continuing further, we will reach Soti Khola where we will stay overnight.

Day 17: Soti Khola to Arughat (535m)
Crossing the river at Soti Khola, we will proceed through farm terraces and crop fields to Arughat Bazaar where we will stay overnight. 

Day 18: Arughat to Kathmandu
About 7hrs of drive from Arughat will take us to Kathmandu. The route is scenic as it proceeds through Dhading Besi and Malekhu. Enjoy the mountain views, rice fields and crop fields. Drive through Naubishe and enter Kathmandu from Thankot check point.

Day 19: Free Day at Kathmandu, Farewell dinner with typical Nepali Culture in evening
You can spend the day on your own. Go for shopping in Thamel or you can also choose any of the day tour packages. Farewell dinner will be served in the evening with typical Nepali culture.

Day 20: Departure!!!
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
 
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
Cost includes
2 Airport pick up and drop
All Ground Transportation
3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner) including Tea or coffee
Best available accommodation
4 Night star label hotel  in Kathmandu on BB plan
All Government local Taxes
Experience Guide language guest per demand
Tsum valley special permit   
(MCAP) Manaslu National park Fees
(TIMS) Trekkers Information Management System
Necessary porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest), the porter will carry 20KG/ 25 KG your Luggage during the trekking
Guide and porter salary, accommodation and insurance
Trekking equipment
 
Cost excludes:
Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance
Hot Shower
Tips and Gratuities.
Any entry fee for temple, monastery, museum etc
 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 20 Days
Accomodation: Lodge and tea house
Altitude Height : 3240 M.
Seasons : October- November and March- April
Type: Classic
Activities : Trekking
No. of Pax : 2 to above
Maximum Access : 15 kg per person
Starts From : Arughat
Ends at : Arughat

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